Low Back Pain: Common Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Have you been battling with an achy low back? If you work a sedentary job, you likely have felt a painful low back after a full day of work. While maintaining a poor posture is a common cause of this pain, low back pain can present itself in many different ways, including improper lifting, occupational […]

OHOW Weight Loss Clinic: A Success Story

More than one-third of Americans are obese. And as the prevalence of obesity continues to increase, the risk for several health conditions also increases. Often, obesity is associated with the risk of health issues such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke. But being obese can also make surgery more challenging and can increase your […]

Sprained Ankle: How to Prevent this Common Sports Injury

Whether you’ve tripped in high heels, landed poorly from a jump, or even just made an award step, almost everyone has experienced injuring or rolling their ankle. One of the most common ankle injuries includes an ankle sprain, where the ligaments of the ankle joints are stretched or torn. This injury can be painful and […]

What is Dry Needling? A Natural Way to Treat Pain

The term “dry needling” might be intimidating when you first hear it. Most people have an aversion to needles due to having shots as a child or a painful reaction from an injection, and may even faint at the sight of needles. When talking about dry needling, don’t let the mention of needles worry you. […]

5 Tips to Prevent ACL Injury During Winter Sports

Exercise has several health benefits, both physical and mental. At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, we see a clear link between health and exercise and we recommend exercising year-round. But staying active does not make you immune to injury. One of the more frequent injuries in winter sports requiring an extensive recovery is a sprained knee […]

OHOW Named “ESGR Above and Beyond” Award Winner

Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has named Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (OHOW) as one of the top 15 employers in the state for Guard and Reserve employees. OHOW is honored to receive the “Above and Beyond” Award that recognizes employers at the local level who have gone above and beyond the […]

Workout At Home: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe and Healthy

A month into the new year, you may still be figuring out how to keep yourself accountable to new fitness goals. Setting up a workout at home routine is an affordable and easy way to keep yourself on track to meet goals. But it might not be as easy as it seems, especially if you’re […]

2022: A Year In Review Through Testimonials

Your kind reviews mean so much to us 2022 was a year full of change for many healthcare professionals at Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. Through the development of our new online health record to the demolition of our old hospital building on the OHOW campus to traversing the ever-changing healthcare landscape, OHOW faced many triumphs […]

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin receives 2022 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award®

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (OHOW) is proud to announce that it has been named a 2022 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare experience solutions and services. This award is part of Press […]